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  • Why Me, Why Now?

    Contributed by Keith Davis on May 5, 2003
    based on 48 ratings
     | 2,887 views

    Trying to get a grip on the hardships of life.

    Title: Why Me Why Now? Text: Philippians 4:10-13 Do you know someone whose life is falling apart? ‒ The business man who’s business is great until the market goes south. ‒ The college kid who has a career in baseball ended with a torn ligament. Introduction: Have you ever ...read more

  • The Fugitive Planet Series

    Contributed by Victor Yap on Dec 19, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,376 views

    Crisis and Choice, Pt. 3

    THE FUGITIVE PLANET (GEN 3:1-15) The mythical story of the Pandora’s Box tells of how Greek god Zeus’ plotted to ruin man, seal his fate and cause suffering on earth. Zeus created the beautiful Pandora, sent her to humans and gave her a mysterious chest or box, along with a warning not to open it. ...read more

  • Lessons Learned For Job Part 3 Series

    Contributed by Rodney Johnson on Aug 25, 2007
     | 1,701 views

    Lessons we learn from the story of Job.

    Lessons Learned From Job 3 Scriptures: Job 1:12; 2:6; Luke 4:5-6; James 1:17; 2 Tim. 3:10-11 Introduction In my message last week, I shared with you three additional lessons from the story of Job pertaining to Satan’s tactics in his war against us. The Lessons I discussed last week ...read more

  • When Relationships Sour Series

    Contributed by Steve Bond on Aug 16, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 3,055 views

    Without question many of our most painful chapters in life have to do with soured relationships. That’s why we’re considering this in our final message in our series "When Bad Things Happen to Good People."

    Introduction A 104 year-old woman was being interviewed by a Christian reporter. The reporter asked the woman if it was easier or more difficult to live the Christian life the older you get. The lady thought for a moment and said, “Well, there is less peer pressure.” Some things may get ...read more

  • When Your Life Is At Ground Zero

    Contributed by Jonathan Russell on Jul 10, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,862 views

    Examining the "Ground Zero" moment in Habakkuk’s life and learning the lessons of what we should do when we’re at "Ground Zero" in our lives

    Ground Zero: A place of crisis Habakkuk’s "Ground Zero" occurs in chapter 1. Notice his reaction to his moment of crisis in chapters 2-3. 1. When at Ground Zero, Live Faithfully (2:4-20) A. "The justified man" 2 Cor. 5:21; Rom. 1:16-17 B. "by his faith" Heb. 10:37-38; 11:1 C. "shall ...read more

  • We Care Series

    Contributed by Chip Monck on Jul 19, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,261 views

    First in a series exploring life crisis. Based on the "Who Cares" campaign of Outreach.com. Introductory message explores the role of the church in crisis.

    (This message extensively based on the sermon starters provided in the "Who Cares" package materials from Outreach.) Who cares. Despite the structure of that phrase, which should be a question, it is probably used more frequently anymore as a statement of fact rather than a question. Who ...read more

  • Issues Of Life - Part One

    Contributed by J. Yeargin on Nov 28, 2006
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,767 views

    Tonight I want to talk to you about your heart. Let me to be your spiritual cardiologist for the next few moments.

    ISSUES OF LIFE - Part One - <Power Point available upon request> Text: Proverbs 4:20 thru 23 Prayer: We should always take care to listen carefully to God’s Word. The NIV says in verse 20 to “listen closely to my words.” I am impressed that the Lord wants to speak plainly to His ...read more

  • To Whom Are They Terrorists?

    Contributed by Cooper Abrams Iii on Sep 17, 2001
    based on 52 ratings
     | 2,046 views

    Message taken from Psalm 27:1-6 addressing the fear caused by the event of September 11 and terrorism.

    To Whom Are They Terrorists? Psalm 27:1-6 September 16, 2001 by Cooper Abrams, Calvary Baptist Church, Tremonton, Utah Introduction: Most of America is focused on the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon by Arab terrorists. It is certainly a despicable and ...read more

  • How Do You Find Hope?

    Contributed by Carl Allen on Aug 3, 2005
    based on 10 ratings
     | 2,531 views

    How can we find hope, when the world is falling down around us. Where do we turn to?

    "HOW DO YOU FIND HOPE?" PSALMS 62:5-7 I was recently reading an article in the magazine, "In Christianity Today" that caught my interest. The author was recounting an event that recently took place which George Bush Sr. attended in Russia. The author wrote, "As Vice President, George Bush ...read more

  • Faith Can Survive When There Is Silence.

    Contributed by Ralph Andrus on Oct 16, 2006
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,009 views

    How Job handled God’s silence

    When was the last time you had a bad consumer experience? Sooner or later, most of us have some experience with the trade or business world that makes us wish we had an easy recourse for at least registering a complaint. There is, of course, the Better Business Bureau, and that agency can be quite ...read more

  • Believers Eagerly Expect God's Greater Glory

    Contributed by Timm Meyer on Aug 17, 2004
    based on 23 ratings
     | 3,161 views

    PENTECOST 9(A) - Believers eagerly expect God’s greater glory because earth only offers groaning but heaven provides praising.

    BELIEVERS EAGERLY EXPECT GOD’S GREATER GLORY ROMANS 8:18-25 - August 1, 2004 Pentecost 9 ROMANS 8:18-25 18I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us. 19The creation waits in eager expectation for the sons of God to be ...read more

  • Standing, Even In The Midst Of Failure Series

    Contributed by Norman Lawrence on Jul 16, 2004
    based on 56 ratings
     | 3,750 views

    Sermon Series helping people to look at the lives of 3 people in the Bible; Jacob, David, and Peter to see that even when all looks hopeless, God can still turn the situation around. All 3 messages build off 3 Main Points: 1. The Test 2. The Travail

    We are living in tremendously challenging times as we look around and see things happening on a daily basis around the world that does not seem to “make sense”, and even as Christians we are prone to look at the “bad news” without giving much thought to the good news. The Bible makes it clear ...read more

  • How (Questions In The Aftermath Of Hurricane Katrina)

    Contributed by Chris Tiller on Oct 30, 2005
    based on 23 ratings
     | 2,536 views

    How could God have let this happen? How can we speak to God of what has happened? How can we respond to the need before us?

    Lamentations 2:11-13, 18-19; 3:19-23, 40-42, 46-57 The Lamentations were written by someone, probably Jeremiah, who observed the devastation of Jerusalem following the Babylonian invasion in 586 BC. Jerusalem was literally leveled. The temple was destroyed. Anybody who was anybody was carried ...read more

  • It Ain't Over

    Contributed by Bridgette Nevils Gloster on May 6, 2005
    based on 102 ratings
     | 45,175 views

    NO matter what life may deal out to us we can stand tall knowing that God has purposed our lives and because He has spoken into our spirits, we can keep faith that His word will not return back void.

    Scriptural Text: Psalms 118:17 -18 I shall not die, but live, and declare the works of the LORD. The LORD hath chastened me sore: but he hath not given me over unto death. Sermonic Topic: It Ain’t Over There are no two ways about it, in the life of every person we sometimes find that ...read more

  • Worship From The Cave Of Danger Series

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 50 ratings
     | 6,010 views

    IN THE MIDST OF DANGER WE CAN WORSHIP GOD FOR HIS KINDNESS AND TRUTH

    BIG IDEA: IN THE MIDST OF DANGER WE CAN WORSHIP GOD FOR HIS KINDNESS AND TRUTH I. (:1-3) GOD’S KINDNESS AND TRUTH WILL SHELTER ME FROM DESTRUCTION A. (:1) Take Shelter in God "He hideth my soul in the cleft of the rock" 1. God’s Shelter is Gracious 2. God’s Shelter is Safe "under ...read more